The average salary for a Security Engineer in India is Rs 480,867.
Is Security Engineer your job title? Find out what you should be paid
Use our tool to get a personalized report on your market worth.
Rs 204k - Rs 1m
Rs 16k - Rs 245k
Rs 494 - Rs 259k
Rs 224k - Rs 2m
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Security Engineer
Security engineers are responsible for developing effective computing solutions to increase the security of their company's systems and projects. They are in charge of creating new ways to solve existing production security issues and must possess an advanced understanding of intrusion detection and prevention protocols. One of their main responsibilities is to handle technical problems dealing with applications and production equipment. These individuals possess exceptional incident-response sk…Read more
Security Engineer Tasks
- Configure and set up firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
- Respond to network intrusions and be familiar with performing forensic investigation.
- Test new or upgraded hardware and software and implement new technologies.
- Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of security issues for new hardware and software.
- Identify security solutions and implement a multi-layered defense to protect the networks.
Popular Employer Salaries for Security Engineer
Security Engineer Job Listings
Search for more jobs
Popular Skills for Security Engineer
IT Security & Infrastructure
Security Testing and Auditing
Network Security Management
Security Intrusion Detection
Skills in Cyber Security, Security Testing and Auditing and Security Intrusion Detection are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Network Security Management and IT Security & Infrastructure.
Pay by Experience Level for Security Engineer
An entry-level Security Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 294,791 based on 13 salaries. An early career Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 434,258 based on 131 salaries. A mid-career Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,074,419 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,526,047 based on 14 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Employees with Security Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 72.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (71.4% more) and Bangalore, Karnataka (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Delhi, Delhi (37.6% less), Mumbai, Maharashtra (20.2% less) and Pune, Maharashtra (16.8% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 205 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
Rs 252k - Rs 1m
Rs 235k - Rs 953k
Rs 605k - Rs 3m
Rs 232k - Rs 975k
Rs 154k - Rs 777k
Rs 582k - Rs 2m
Rs 372k - Rs 2m
Rs 429k - Rs 3m
Rs 391k - Rs 2m